Wednesday, September 30, 2015

PEMA Urges PA Residents to Watch for Possible Flooding and Strong Winds This Weekend

Harrisburg, PA – Weather forecasts are calling for rain and strong winds this weekend, and state officials are urging citizens to watch for possible flooding over the next several days.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 09/30/15

The Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Wednesday, September 30th, 2015.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Schuylkill County High School Football Power Rankings After Week 4

Schuylkill County High School Football Power Rankings After Week 4

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

Heavy Rain Expected Through the End of the Week

Moderate to heavy rain is in the forecast from Wednesday through Sunday with some break in between.

The Facebook Policy Hoax has Returned!!!

The short story of this article is,  just because Channel 13 was talking about a change in Facebook's privacy policy, it DOES NOT mean you have to share this post.

Better safe than sorry is right. Channel 13 News was just talking about this change in Facebook's privacy policy. Better safe than sorry. As of September 26th , 2015 at 01:16 a.m. Eastern standard time, I do not give Facebook or any entities associated with Facebook permission to use my pictures, information, or posts, both past and future. By this statement, I give notice to Facebook it is strictly forbidden to disclose, copy, distribute, or take any other action against me based on this profile and/or its contents. The content of this profile is private and confidential information. The violation of privacy can be punished by law (UCC 1-308- 1 1 308-103 and the Rome Statute). NOTE: Facebook is now a public entity. All members must post a note like this. If you prefer, you can copy and paste this version. If you do not publish a statement at least once it will be tactically allowing the use of your photos, as well as the information contained in the profile status updates. DO NOT SHARE. You MUST copy and paste.”

The post is actually a hoax. It's a hoax that comes and goes at least once a year. explains more

By posting a status to your account will do nothing legally regarding your information.  Experts say, if you don't want information posted or shared or used somewhere else on the internet, don't post it at all.  

Keep this in mind the next time you see the status posted.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Frackville Police Investigating Windows Being Shot with BB's/Pellets

Borough Police are currently investigating 2 criminal mischief incidents in the borough.

Super Moon Lunar Eclipse Sunday Night

Astronomers will be given a rare chance to capture a spectacular celestial event that has not occurred for 30 years tonight- a lunar eclipse with the moon near to its closest point to the Earth.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 09/27/15

The Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Sunday, September 27th, 2015.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Saturday Evening

Around 7:00pm Saturday, emergency personnel were called to Route 309 in West Penn Township for a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle.

Police Investigating Truck Stop Robbery

State Police are investigating a robbery at the Pilot Truck stop in Pine Grove Township early Thursday morning.

According to the Times News, around 3:00am, the suspect entered the truck stop and pointed a handgun two victims, in the store, then grabbed money from a register and fled.

No description of the suspect has been given.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should call State Police at Schuylkill Haven at 570-739-1330.

Story from the Times News

Mahanoy Area Homecoming Parade 2015